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5 things you shouldn't say in English (if you want to be polite)

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Published on Sep 28, 2018

Translation is dangerous! Sometimes there are words and phrases that work in one culture that are rude in English.

This video is about how to be polite in English and cultural differences. We look at 5 things you shouldn't say if you want to be polite (unless you want a black eye).
* grandma and grandad/granddad
* aunt and aunty
* How old are you?
* How much do you earn?
* You're looking fat.

We talk about cultural differences that can cause problems if you translate and also the importance of giving people the benefit of the doubt.

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